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Common names: Golden Apple Snail, Gold Apple Snail Scientific name: Pomacea Bridgesii Average Adult Size: 2inches / 5cm Place of origin: South America Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 5 imperial gallons / 20 …

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Common name: Chilumba Zebra, Maisoni Reef Zebra  Scientific name: Metriaclima sp. Zebra Chilumba Maisoni Reef  Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches  Place of Origin: Lake Malawi  Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of hiding spaces/caves.  Recommended …

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Fish keepers whether new or experienced will have become familiar with the Fluval brand and all the different products they have to offer. Fluval (by Hagen) have come to be known for reliability and quality, traits which they have managed to …

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Common names: Assassin Snail Scientific name: Clea Helena Average Adult Size: 3inches / 7.5cm Place of origin: Southeast Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 24 imperial gallons / 110 litres Compatibility: Community snail, but …

Planorbis Rubrum – Ramshorn Snail

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Common names: Ramshorn Snail Scientific name: Planorbis Rubrum Average Adult Size: 0.5inches / 1-2cm Place of origin: Worldwide Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 5 imperial gallons / 20 litres – suitable for Nano …

 

Neocaridina Heteropoda var. – Red Cherry Shrimp

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Common names: Red Cherry Shrimp Scientific name: Neocaridina Heteropoda var. Average Adult Size: 1inch / 2-3cm Place of origin: Taiwan Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 8 gallons / 30 litres Compatibility: Community shrimp, but …

 

Colour Enhancing Hormones in African Cichlids

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As far as I can tell this is a subject that’s only just starting to gather momentum, but from the articles and forums I have read it’s obvious people have been noticing these extremely colourful fish that at only 1-2inches …

 

Melanoides Tuberculata – Malaysian Trumpet Snail

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Common names: Malaysian Trumpet Snail Scientific name: Melanoides Tuberculata Average Adult Size: 1-1.2inches / 2-3cm Place of origin: Southeast Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 5 imperial gallons / 20 litres – suitable …

 

Caridina cantonensis sp. – Crystal Red Shrimp

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Common names: Crystal Red Shrimp – Red Bee Shrimp Scientific name: Caridina cantonensis sp. Average Adult Size: 1-1.2 inches / 2-3cm Place of origin: South Eastern Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. …

 

API Saltwater Master Test Kit Review

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Testing water in your tank is always a key part of fish keeping, you are after all keeping water and not keeping fish. So long as the water is good, the fish will be too. The API saltwater master test …

 

Aquatics To Your Door Fish Store Review

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There are more and more places online where you can buy your fish. One of these online fish retailers is Aquatics To Your Door and I will share my experiences from buying the fish to them being delivered and the …

 

Mixed African Cichlid Tank 250L

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Tank Size – 250L Fish Kept – 2x Labidochromis Caeruleus – Male 1x Labidochromis Caeruleus – Female 1x Labidochromis Hongi – Male 1x Labidochromis Hongi – Female 1x Labidochromis Chisumulae – Female 1x Sciaenochromis Fryeri – Male 1x Sciaenochromis Fryeri …

 

How To Cool Down A Fish Tank Aquarium

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Being a typical UK resident I like to complain and moan about weather, whatever it may be and at the time of writing we appear to be experiencing a heat wave here in the UK so here are some things …

 

225 Reef Aquarium

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Tank Size – 225g Fish Kept – 1x scopas tang 1x regal tang 2x firefish gobi 1x chromis 3x maroon clown fish 1x Six line wrasse 1x file fish 1x orangespot gobi 1x cardinal fish 1x lawnmower blennie Filtration – …